Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bravo Adds New Shows Staying True to Reality and Documentary Style Programming

Bravo television (channel 129, available on DISH Network America’s Top 200) recently announced  a major change in its programming lineup with the renewal of five of its hit reality series, in addition to picking up 11 new shows for the network. Bravo is great at putting out reality TV programming and documentary series that feature dramatic and […]

Turner Classic Movies Plans Elizabeth Taylor Tribute in April, Part of DISH Programming

TCM (Turner Classic Movies), the go-to channel for indulging in black and white movie classics, has announced its April 10 tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, playing 24 hours of her classic films on DISH Network (channel 132) in remembrance of her lifelong career as she passed away Wednesday (March 23). On top of the full day of Elizabeth Taylor films, […]

ABC News and People Magazine Present ‘Best in Film: Greatest Movies of Our Time’

Tuesday night (March 22) on DISH Network, ABC News and People Magazine will reveal the results from their online poll of more than 15 categories surveyed about all-time favorite movies and the actors and actresses that brought them to life. ‘Best in Film: Greatest Movies of Our Time‘ is a two hour special hosted by Tom Bergeron and Cynthia […]

DISH Network Gives International Subscribers Free Preview of TV Japan

TV Japan will be available as a free preview for DISH Network international subscribers through the end of March, giving viewers complete coverage of the earthquake and tsunami crisis in Japan directly from the source. TV Japan on DISH Network can be found on channel 640 for subscribers who have the 61.5 satellite dish or the 118.7 […]

Touting Popular Irish TV Families in Celebration of St. Patrick’s Day

Irish American families are popping up all over DISH Network programming these days – from the Reagans to the Gavins, it’s not always leprechauns and bartenders anymore to hit the small screen. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we’re revealing some of the most recognizable Irish American TV characters and families on current television programming. CBS’ ‘Blue Bloods’ […]

Easy Solutions to DISH Network Receiver Issues

Sometimes it can be frustrating when the signal on your television set goes out, especially if it’s right in the middle of a March Madness tournament game. Before you get too worked up and call your local DISH Network serviceman to come out and “fix your TV” there’s a few easy steps you can take […]

DISH Network and LIN Media Reach Retrans Agreement, Programming Restored

DISH Network subscribers can breathe a sigh of relief now that all LIN Media programming has been restored in the 17 different markets that were affected by the negotiations. Major cities like Albuquerque and Green Bay had to miss out on the ‘Top 13’ week of ‘American Idol,’ but luckily an agreement has been reached so […]

Nickelodeon Brings the ’90s Back with Nostalgic Programming on DISH Network

Nickelodeon programming on DISH Network is about to become “All That” during a TeenNick time slot from 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM throughout the week. This two hour period will be called ‘The 90’s Are All That’ and will start airing repeat shows of popular ’90s programming this fall. The popular re-runs will include past favorites such as: ‘Clarissa Explains it […]

MTV Real World Cast Heads Back to Las Vegas Tonight on DISH Network

It all began in New York City circa 1992, now back for its 25th season, MTV’s ‘The Real World: Las Vegas” premieres tonight on DISH Network at 10:00 PM (right after ‘American Idol’ on FOX so you won’t have to miss either one). ‘The Real World’ is one of the original reality TV shows that paved the […]

March Madness Spirit Begins with HBO Documentary: “Runnin’ Rebels of UNLV” on DISH Network

In a city known across the nation for its loud nightlife and endless entertainment, emerged a championship basketball team at UNLV known for its relentless winning style while surrounded by NCAA controversy towards the end of our last century. Part of HBO Sports Documentaries, ‘Runnin’ Rebels of UNLV’ captures the historic college basketball team that produced star athletes and countless […]